|STS-51G - NASA|
The STS-51G mission. Mission: MORELOS-A, ARABSAT-A and TELSTAR-3D Communications Satellites Space Shuttle: Discovery Launch Pad: 39A Launch Weight: 256,524 pounds Launched: June 17, 1985 at 7:33:00 a.m. EDT Landing Site: Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Landing: June 24, 1985 at 6:11:52 a.m. PDT Landing Weight: 204,169 pounds Runway: 23 Rollout Distance: 7,433 feet Rollout Time: 42 seconds Revolution: 112 Mission Duration: 7 days, 1 hour, 38 minutes, 52 seconds Orbit Altitude: 209 nautical miles O...
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|STS-51G Mission Insignia - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center|
The STS-51G insignia illustrates the advances in aviation technology in the United States within a relatively short span of the twentieth century. The surnames of the crewmembers for the Discovery's mission appear near the center edge of the circular design.
Keywords: What -- STS-51G; Where -- United States of America
|STS 51-G POST FLIGHT PRESS CONFERENCE - JSC|
Commander: Daniel C. Brandenstein Pilot: John O. Creighton Mission Specialists: Shannon W. Lucid, John M. Fabian, Steven R. Nagel Payload Specialists: Patrick Baudry (France), Prince Sultan Salman Al-Saud (Saudi Arabia) Dates: June 17-24, 1985 Vehicle: Discovery OV-103 Payloads: MORELOS-A/PAM-D, ARABSAT-1B/PAM-D, TELSTAR/PAM-D 3-D, SPARTAN-1, ADSF, HPTE, FEE, FPE, ASE, and GAS (six experiments) Landing site: Runway 23 dry lakebed at Edwards AFB, CA Narrated by the Commander and crew, this progra...
Keywords: STS-51G; shuttle; Discovery; OV-103; JSC; NASA
|STS-51G Crew Portrait - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center|
The crew assigned to the STS-51G mission included (kneeling front left to right) Daniel C. Brandenstein, commander; and John O. Creighton, pilot. Standing, left to right, are mission specialists Shannon W. Lucid, Steven R. Nagel, and John M. Fabian; and payload specialists Sultan Salman Al-Saud, and Patrick Baudrey. Launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery on June 17, 1985 at 7:33:00 am (EDT), the STS-51G mission?s primary payloads were three communications satellites: MORELOS-A for Mexico; A...
Keywords: Who -- Steven R. Nagel; What -- STS-51G; What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter; What -- Discovery; What -- Telstar 3D